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Ola'a-nalo Eskrima Jungle Style

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Ola'a-nalo Eskrima Jungle Style

Ola'a-nalo Eskrima is a weapons based martial art drawing influences from Derobio Escrima and other various armed and unarmed fighting arts of the Pacific Island Jungles.

Website: http://www.olaa-naloeskrima.com
Location: Hawaii (Oahu & Maui), Iowa, New York, Washington D.C., Arizona.
Members: 8
Latest Activity: Jul 29, 2011

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The Monkey Grab

Started by Marc Lawrence May 7, 2011. 0 Replies

I liked the concept the monkey grab-aka do not be the monkey when dealing with the hand to hand or hand on knife. I found it is about a path of least resistance and reversal of motion. What are your…Continue

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Comment by Master Ron England on May 11, 2011 at 3:49pm

Guro Marc

Great question and topic. GGM Pedoy often spoke of the jungle monkey that while the creature was very smart he could also be very foolish. The basic concepts of the monkey grab is the fact that all the power in the humans hand was for closing (grip) and not opening, so the first lesson on the monkey grab was to grab the opponents weapon hand with you hand and trap his fingers onto his weapon, ie: anchor his hand to the weapon. Once his hand is anchored, then it is difficult for him to change the weapon to the other hand and you can use his weapon for leverage. The second lesson of the monkey, as is know in all grappling arts is "do not chase the lock", if you lose the lock you are attempting just go onto the next lock that presents itself. That concept is based on how the monkey is caught in the jungle, using fruit and a small basket with fruit inside and a small hole in the top of the basket. Once the monkey grabs the fruit in the basket he will not let go and he cannot pull his hand and the fruit out of the basket, thus preventing him from escaping as the basket is also tied, so the hunter comes along and it is monkey for dinner. GGM Pedoy was a jungle man at heart and many of the lessons we learned from him were based on the horse, the monkey and the tree. I appreciate your interest and look forward to seeing you again the next time you come out to Hawaii.

Aloha

Ron

Comment by Steve del Castillo on May 4, 2011 at 1:11pm
Aloha Master Ron!!! Can't wait to visit Hawaii again.  Hope all is well, regards to your girlfriend and the rest of your crew.
Comment by Gary Schroeder on October 31, 2010 at 3:23pm
Hey Master Ron, howsit? Just thought we would say hi.
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